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Normally the Rosario local goes north from Albuquerque on Sunday, but April 1 was Easter so it made the trip the next day. After hearing it on the scanner starting it's return to Albuquerque, I went track side to catch it. BNSF 2024 and 1714 lead two empty asphalt cars back to Albuquerque.
BNSF 9612, and EMD SD70MAC in Grinstein livery leads the Lamy Local through Bernalillo, NM on January 14, 2017.
Fall is a beautiful time of year in New Mexico and the world's largest cottonwood tree forest starts to turn yellow. What could be better than a blue and yellow BNSF legacy locomotive pulling the Lamy Local?
The dispatcher puts him on the siding at Bernalillo...
On most Sundays, a local freight leaves Albuquerque, NM and makes a stop at the General Mills plant on the north end of town. After exchanging a few hopper cars, the train takes tanks cars of asphalt to Rosario, NM and then returns several hours later with...
BNSF 1604 followed by 1608 are EMD SD40-2's built in April 1979. Here, they lead the Lamy Local, a short freight train that services the Rosario asphalt plant between Albuquerque and Santa Fe, NM. Seen on July 23, 2017.
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